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Age of self

This is the age of selfie

Petite ceinture – November 2020 I’m perfectly aware of Wyatt’s political bias, and I must admit that I don’t share his views. Yet, this song from the early 1980s has been in my mind ever since and I can’t help thinking of this song whenever I see a selfie being made. I thought it would be slightly ironic too, to make a portrait of a selfieist (selfist?) Hopefully, this silly habit will die, one day. They say the working class […]

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Escherian Stairwell

Stairwell – Petite Ceinture – Paris 14th district This picture reminded me of Maurits Escher and his celebrated stairwells A fascinating story of the Penroses being inspired by Escher’s impossible representations, which in turn inspired Escher who created renditions of the Penrose steps like the ones above or below. Fascinating too is the fact that Escherian stairwells or Penrose Steps were used by Christopher Nolan for Inception in the following scene. The illusion is perfect but how were they able […]

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The eyes of the tiger

Petite Ceinture – 14th district – November 2020

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